Christina M. Rau

New York, United States

Member Since: 09/02/2008

Christina M. Rau is the author of the sci-fi fem poetry collection, Liberating The Astronauts (Aqueduct Press, 2017), and the chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Her poetry has also appeared on gallery walls in The Ekphrastic Poster Show, on car magnets for The Living Poetry Project, and in various literary journals both online and in print. She is the founder of the Long Island reading circuit, Poets In Nassau, and has read and run workshops for various community groups nationwide. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Nassau Community College where she also serves as Poetry Editor for The Nassau Review. She tweets on Twitter, pins on Pinterest, reposts on Tumblr, reviews on Goodreads, updates on Facebook, regrams on Instagram, and does whatever one does on Snapchat. In her non-writing life, she teaches yoga occasionally and line dances on other occasions. 


Twitter Username: @christinamrau


  • Liberating The Astronauts , Aqueduct Press (2017)
  • WakeBreatheMove , Finishing Line Press (2015)
  • For The Girls, I , dancing girl press (2014)


  • SUNY Fact2 Excellence in Instruction(2015)


  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from LIU
  • Master of Arts in English and Creative Writing from Hofstra

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry